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DIVISION 6. PUBLIC LANDS [6001 - 8558]

  ( Division 6 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 548. )

PART 1. ADMINISTRATION AND CONTROL OF STATE LANDS [6001 - 6477]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 548. )

CHAPTER 6. Exchange of Certain Lands With the Federal Government [6441 - 6445]
  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 548. )

6441.
  

Public lands of the State, situated within the exterior boundaries of a National forest, which in the judgment of the commission are more valuable for timber than for any other purpose, may be exchanged for timber lands of the United States of equal value, in one or more compact tracts, situated in the State. The commission shall select the lands to be so exchanged and arrange with the proper officials of the United States for their exchange.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 548.)

6442.
  

Public lands of the State, situated within the exterior boundaries of a National park, which in the judgment of the commission are more valuable for timber or recreational uses than for any other purpose may be exchanged for timber lands or other public lands of the United States of equal value, in one or more compact tracts, situated in the State. The commission shall select the lands to be so exchanged and arrange with the proper officials of the United States for their exchange.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 548.)

6443.
  

The commission may cooperate with the Secretary of the Interior, may select the lands of this State to be exchanged with the United States under Section 8 of an act of Congress entitled “An act to stop injury to the public grazing lands by preventing overgrazing and soil deterioration, to provide for their orderly use, improvement and development, to stabilize the livestock industry dependent upon the public range, and for other purposes,” approved June 28, 1934, and may arrange with the proper officials of the United States for such exchange.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 980.)

6444.
  

Whenever in the judgment of the commission it is to the advantage of the State to exchange any of its public lands, as provided in Sections 6441, 6442 and 6443, the commission shall so certify to the Governor, who shall thereupon execute, on behalf of the State, any instruments of conveyance necessary to effect the exchange.

(Added by renumbering Section 6443 by Stats. 1943, Ch. 980.)

6445.
  

No lands shall be accepted in exchange under this article without the approval of the commission. All lands so acquired shall be subject to the laws governing State lands of the class from which the exchange was made.

(Added by renumbering Section 6444 by Stats. 1943, Ch. 980.)

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